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The city of Portland adopted new and amended Auditor Administrative Rules (ARAs) following a public comment period. The administrative rule changes are a result of previous litigation and court cases; a need for updating certain dollar amounts to comply with […]

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West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice

West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice has announced he is calling a special session of the West Virginia Legislature for June 7. The special session will look to allocate a portion of the state’s nearly $400 million surplus in federal relief […]

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Illinois Lawmakers worked past the legislative session deadline to pass an ethics reform package and major election changes. The ethics reforms include expanding state registration requirements under the Lobbyist Registration Act to include lobbying local officials in municipalities with a […]

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National/Federal 2 Nonprofits That Track Money in Politics Are Merging Maryland Matters – Josh Kurtz | Published: 6/3/2021 Watchdogs, journalists, opposition researchers, and the civic minded have relied on data collected by the Center for Responsive Politics and the National Institute […]

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Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee has announced special election dates to fill the vacancy left by the late Rep. Mike Carter who died of pancreatic cancer last month. The special general election will be held on September 14 after the special […]

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June 3, 2021  •  

Thursday’s LobbyComply News Roundup

Campaign Finance National: “FEC Spares Trump but Fines Tabloid Publisher for Hush-Money Payment to Ex-Playboy Model Who Claimed Affair with Him” by Felicia Sonmez (Washington Post) for MSN Colorado: “Court Blocks Portion of Aurora Campaign Finance Measure in Case Brought […]

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June 2, 2021  •  

Wednesday’s LobbyComply News Roundup

Campaign Finance National: “Steve Chabot’s Ex-Campaign Manager Facing More Than 2 Years in Prison After Guilty Plea” by Kevin Grasha (Cincinnati Enquirer) for MSN California: “Multimillionaire Recall Candidate John Cox Owes Consultants from Failed Gubernatorial Bid” by Seema Mehta (Los […]

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The Nevada Legislature adjourned sine die June 1. In the last day of the session, the Legislature passed bills to license cannabis lounges; overhaul state voting policies; change the date of the state’s presidential primary; and mandate all active voters […]

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Illinois State Capitol Building

The Illinois Senate passed an ethics omnibus bill early this morning. The bill expands registration requirements under the Lobbyist Registration Act to include lobbying local officials and certain deputy state officials. Senate Bill 539 also prohibits all fundraising statewide during […]

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Texas Capitol Building

The Texas Legislature adjourned sine die May 31 after 140 days in session. Talk of a special session and questions about how soon one may happen or what additional issues Gov. Greg Abbott could task legislators with has largely defined the last […]

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Missouri Capitol Building

The 101st General Assembly adjourned sine die on May 25, sending less than a hundred bills to Gov. Mike Parson and leaving unfinished business, including the passage of the federal reimbursement allowance (FRA), a tax on medical providers that helps […]

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June 1, 2021  •  

Tuesday’s LobbyComply News Roundup

Campaign Finance National: “GOP Bill Would Codify IRS Rule Hiding ‘Dark Money’ Donors” by Alyce McFadden for Center for Responsive Politics Louisiana: “Lawmakers Back Removal of PAC Limits for Louisiana Campaigns” by Staff for Associated Press News Elections Texas: “After […]

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Nebraska Capitol Building

The 107th legislative session of the Nebraska Legislature adjourned sine die May 27, earlier than anticipated. During the session, lawmakers passed the state’s two-year budget and approved significant tax reform. The Legislature is scheduled to convene in early fall for […]

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Oklahoma Capitol Building

The Oklahoma Legislature adjourned its 2021 regular legislative session sine die on May 27, one day before a constitutionally mandated deadline. The House and Senate both adjourned before noon after each chamber passed a bill making some minor modifications to […]

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